Do Fruit Flies Carry Disease?


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Which of the following is a family of fruit flies?

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1. The organ a female fruit fly uses to lay her eggs is called a/an _____.

2. An organism that transmits disease to a human is called a/an _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How do fruit flies carry disease? Find out what you know about this animal and the name for organisms transmitting diseases to humans by examining the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to assess your understanding of:

  • Protocol for eating fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Something that fruit flies can do
  • A family of fruit flies
  • Organ a female fruit fly uses to lay her eggs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the organism that can transmit disease to a human
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on fruit flies and how they carry disease
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to prevent fruit flies and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Do Fruit Flies Carry Disease? also contains details about these topics:

  • Where fruit flies lay their eggs
  • Types of fruit flies
  • Dealing with fruit fly infestations